(abt 1812-between 1894/1896)
(abt 1813-between 1894/1900)
WELCH, Alvis*
(abt 1838-1879)


Family Links

1. SCOTT, Sarah*

2. PHILLIPS, Finetta

WELCH, Alvis* 374,943,944,945

  • Born: abt 1838, Chatham Co, NC 374,943
  • Marriage (1): SCOTT, Sarah* before 1859 943
  • Marriage (2): PHILLIPS, Finetta on 8 Dec 1867 in Chatham Co, NC 944
  • Died: 1879, Moore Co, NC

  Death Notes:

Wrote will in Jan 1879, probated in Feb 1879.


  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, between 1835 and 1840. 378

Alt. Birth, cir 1836, North Carolina. 945

Census, 1840, Chatham Co, NC. 378 Eli Welch entry includes:
1 male under 5 [son Alvis]
1 male 20 thru 29 [Eli]
1 female under 5 [daughter Rebecca]
1 female 20 thru 29 [wife Emily]
1 person employed in agriculture
1 white person over 20 who cannot read and write

Census, 29 Nov 1850, Upper Regiment, Chatham Co, NC. 374
1) Eli Welch, age 38, farmer, $1100 (or $100) real estate
2) Miley Welch, age 37
3) Alvis Welch, age 12
4) Rebecca J. Welch, age 10
5) Benj. M. Welch, age 8
6) James Welch, age 6
7) Sally Welch, age 3.

Census, 9 Jun 1860, Western Division, Chatham Co, NC. 943
1) Alvis Welch, age 23, farmer, $332 personal estate, born NC
2) Sarah Welch, age 22, born NC
3) Martha Welch, age 7/12, born NC

Military Service, 15 Jul 1862, Chatham Co, NC. 18 Alvis Welch enlisted on 15 July 1862 in Chatham Co, NC. Joined Company B of 5th Infantry Regiment NC.

Census, 26 Sep 1870, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC. 945
1) Welch, Alvis, age 34, farmer, $200 real estate, $400 personal estate, born NC
2) Welch, Phynitta, age 23, keeping house, born NC
3) Welch, Martha Jane, age 10, at home born NC, cannot write
4) Welch, Franklin, age 9, at home, born NC
5) Welch, Emily Green, age 6, at home, born NC
6) Welch, Elmodang, age 2, male, at home, born NC
7) Welch, Charles M., age 2/12, at home, born NC, born April.

Appearance in Document, 1 Jan 1878, Moore Co, NC. Peter Councilman of Moore Co sold 2 acres to Robert Paschal, Robert Wilson, and Milo Councilman, trustees, all of Moore Co, for $2.50, "land on which is erected a house of worship for the use of the Religious Society of Friends, and also for literary purposes" adjacent lands of George Councilman. George Councilman and Alvis Welch were witnesses. (Moore Co Deed book 3, p103)

Property: Mortgage of 80 acres, 25 Dec 1878, Chatham Co, NC. 380 Milow Councilman of Moore County provides a $107.50 mortgage to Alvis Welch of Moore County, with collateral being 80 acres of land owned by Alvis Welch in Chatham County on the county line and bordering Eli Welch. Welch must repay the loan by 25 February 1879 or else Councilman can auction the land at a "public out cry" at Harpers Crossroads and recover his principal and interest from the sale.

[This may be the land for which Milo and Minnie Councilman issue a quit claim deed to John F. Welch on 7 May 1900]

Will, 20 Jan 1879, Moore Co, NC. Will of Alvis Welsh mentions son John F Welsh, dau ?? Welsh, son Eli Welsh, son Charles Welsh, dau Sarah E Welsh, dau Nancy A Welsh, dau Martha J Councilman, father Eli Welsh (co-executor), friend Robert Wilson (co-executor), witnessed by Peter Councilman, dated 20 Jan 1879, proved 10 Feb 1879. (Moore County Will Book D, p117)

Probate, 10 Feb 1879, Moore Co, NC. Will of Alvis Welsh dated 20 Jan 1879, proved 10 Feb 1879. (Moore County Will Book D, p117)


Alvis* married Sarah* SCOTT, daughter of Stephen* SCOTT and Martha* JONES, before 1859.943 (Sarah* SCOTT was born about 1838 in Chatham Co, NC 390,943 and died before 1870 in Chatham Co, NC.)


Alvis* next married Finetta PHILLIPS, daughter of Joab PHILLIPS and Nancy A. UNKNOWN, before 1859.944 (Finetta PHILLIPS was born about 1847 in North Carolina 945,946 and died before 1879.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage, 8 Dec 1867, Chatham Co, NC. 944 Finetty Phillips married Alvis Welch on 8 Dec 1867 in Chatham Co, NC.

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